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Solution Name:​​ Following Directions Advanced​​ Program​​ 

SKU:​​ SIFDASSTOT

Solution Plan: ​​ 

  • Be direct.

  • Be close​​ in proximity to the senior​​ 

  • Use clear and specific commands​​ 

  • Give instructions one at a time​​ 

  • Keep explanations simple.

  • Give​​ seniors​​ time to process

Color or Paint by Numbers​​ 

  • Coloring by numbers is a quick and easy activity that reinforces following directions​​ 

Ordering Objects​​ 

  • Line up the markers on the table in front of senior.

  • Ask them to manipulate the crayons​​ based on your directions.

  • For​​ one step directions, say simple things like “Move the blue marker” “Touch the red marker” or ask them to make shapes such as “Make a L using the makers.”

  • For​​ two step directions, you might say “Move the green marker to the front.” “Move the yellow marker to second place.” “Move the marker in first place to third place.”

  • Materials: blue, red, yellow and green markers

Following Directions Using Body Parts

  • Blink your eyes then touch your left shoulder​​ 

  • Raise your Right hand then touch your nose​​ 

  • Raise both hand in the air and then touch both ears​​ 

  • Touch your Right knee then​​ touch your Left heel​​ 

  • Touch your Left ear then shake your head as nodding, “yes”.

  • This can be done daily and soon you will be able to make up your own directions.

 

 

 

 

Required Materials:​​ 

1.Coloring by Numbers​​ 

Description: Color by Number Wild Wonders​​ 

Link:​​ https://amzn.to/2WsDF1s

2.Paint by Number​​ 

Description: iCoostor Painy by Number​​ 

Link:​​ https://amzn.to/2L10Vhs

3.Markers​​ 

Description: Crayola Ultra Clean Washable Markers​​ 

Link:​​ https://amzn.to/3dmYYbB

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